Sighting for September 5, 2015

Dave Amadio

Backyard butterfly garden, West Deptford
Gloucester County, NJ

Watched as a very fresh female Black Swallowtail went from nectaring on Mexican sunflowers to laying eggs on a potted parsley plant. I was able to find at least 11 eggs.

  • Black Swallowtail 1
  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail 2
  • Spicebush Swallowtail 3
  • Cabbage White 7
  • Gray Hairstreak 1
  • Eastern Tailed-Blue 1
  • 'Summer' Spring Azure 1
  • Anglewing sp. 1
  • Red-spotted Purple 2
  • Silver-spotted Skipper 1
  • Sachem 5